Nikki Einfeld (Niece 1) has made appearances with the San Francisco Opera as Nanetta in Falstaff, New Orleans Opera as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Syracuse Opera in the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor, Opera Français of New York as Telaire in Rameau’s Castor et Pollux, and major roles with Canada’s leading opera companies. She was an Adler Fellow at the San Francisco Opera and also participated in the Merola Opera Program. The Canadian soprano has given concert performances with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra New Music Festival, Basically British recital series, the Left Coast Chamber Orchestra, Montreal Chamber Orchestra, the Empyrean Ensemble, as well as broadcasts on CBC Radio Canada. She was a multiple prize-winner in the 32nd CBC Radio-Canada National Competition for Young Performers and a Grand Finalist in the 2006 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She made her SFS debut in Orff’s Carmina burana last July.